La Cruz de Huanacaxtle offers the one-of-a-kind charm characteristic of the mix traditional M xico and tourism. About 20 minutes North of Puerto Vallarta's International Airport, La Cruz is a fishing village and favorite anchorage for visiting sailors. La Cruz takes its name from a Huanacaxtle tree that is in the form of a cross ("cruz" in Spanish) at the entrance to the town. This colorful Mexican town has cobblestone streets, a number of small interesting shops, and access to beautiful beaches, such as Punta Mita. Just a few of the recreational activities available in La Cruz include snorkeling, surfing, fishing, sailing, etc. As you stroll the village streets, music seems to be everywhere. Throughout the high season, talented local and international artists perform several nights a week in area restaurants that offer a great diversity of Mexican and International cuisine. The picturesque fishing village with all of the ingredients for a peaceful and relaxing vacation.